Retirement Village Living

Throughout summer, the retirement living residents have enjoyed their monthly bus trip to bushland areas or to the seaside. This month they have been joined for the first time by a couple of residents from our residential care home.

We hope new friendships and interactions will come out of this and future shared activities.

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Recipes from the Twilight Kitchen

As we head towards the end of daylight savings, the change of season and the glorious Autumn weather, our tastebuds are looking for a nice tasty little treat to enjoy with our afternoon tea.

The Twilight Kitchen has a couple of favourites for you to try your hand at over the long weekend.

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Memory Walk & Jog for Dementia Australia

On Sunday 6 May 2018, a team of Twilight Aged Care supporters will be taking part in the Sydney Memory Walk & Jog.

The staff at Twilight Aged Care know only too well how common this disease is as they deal with it every day within their jobs, so they wished to actively support the work of Dementia Australia.

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Life at Horton House

2018 saw the return of Zumba, Tai-Chi and Art Therapy to our homes.

Horton House has had some lovely visits from the schools in our local areas, providing entertainment for the ladies as well as having students volunteering and helping out with activities. The students from Ravenswood Girls have been visiting our residents at Horton House in Gordon on a regular basis after school much to the delight of the residents, with some lovely friendships forming between residents and students.

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Joan Celebrates her 101st Birthday

Twilight Aged Care resident for over 10 years, Joan McKimm, celebrated her 101st birthday on Friday 9 March at her Hunters Hill Village home surrounded by family, fellow residents and staff. Hunter’s Hill Mayor, Mark Bennett also dropped by to congratulate Joan and help celebrate this auspicious occasion.

On celebrating her centenary last year Joan received a letter of congratulations from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Governor-General, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and was very humbled by all of the fuss

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Influenza

Here we are in March and a quarter of the way through the year. 2018 appears to be fast slipping away and Flu season is on the horizon.

Each year here at Twilight, we take this season very seriously as it can have a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of our residents and staff.

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Who Will Speak for You?

Have you made plans for your future health and personal care?

Have you made your preferences known to the loved ones around you?

To celebrate Seniors Week, Twilight Aged Care will be holding a Health & Wellbeing Seminar on Thursday 12 April at the Hunters Hill Village. We will be discussing Advanced Care Planning and how you can plan for the future when you can no longer speak.

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Intergenerational Relationships a Win for Young and Old

At Twilight Aged Care we strive to create the feeling of a home-like sanctuary in familiar surrounds. Over the last few years there has been a lot of talk about intergenerational programs and the benefits these have on both the younger and the older generations.

Not everyone is lucky enough to have family around them and some residents can become socially isolated. Similarly, many children do not have the benefits of having a relationship with a grandparent or older person.
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